DCFS report shows 77% increase in juvenile human trafficking victims
Posted on 3/1/2018 11:58:00 AM.
A state Department of Children and Family Services report finds there has been a 77% increase in the amount of juvenile human trafficking victims aged 12 or less. Juveniles account for over 52% of the 681 identified victims in 2017.
 
Author of the report Walter Fahr says part of the increase has to do with better identification methods.
 
"There's been a lot more focus on human trafficking at both the adult and juvenile level. And this is being reflected on people reporting this."
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25% increase in number of sex trafficking cases in Louisiana
Posted on 4/20/2017 3:51:00 AM.

Sex trafficking cases reported in Louisiana rose by 25% last year. That’s according to a report by the state Department of Children and Family Services. Child Welfare Consultant Walter Fahr says of that number 45% of those victims were juvenile.
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